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Signed On Feb 6, 2004, 13:18
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News Comments > The Old Republic Losing Subs; Gaining Add-ons
44. Re: The Old Republic Losing Subs; Gaining Add-ons May 8, 2012, 08:18 Kajetan
 
Prez wrote on May 8, 2012, 08:06:
All in all, seeing what a disaster this game turned out to be makes me even sadder that we didn't get a real sequel in the Knights of the Old Republic series.
Blizzard changed WoW to a fairly decent SP game. The day WoW becomes F2P, i will re-activate my account. How solo-friendly is SWTOR?
 
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News Comments > The Old Republic Losing Subs; Gaining Add-ons
42. Re: The Old Republic Losing Subs; Gaining Add-ons May 8, 2012, 08:04 Kajetan
 
Veterator wrote on May 8, 2012, 07:42:
I haven't seen the combat aspects of it, ...
As far as i know, there is no "combat" in SL. It's just about creating stuff and having an avatar doing stuff.
 
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News Comments > Risen 2 DLC Already on Disc?
20. Re: Risen 2 DLC Already on Disc? May 6, 2012, 17:10 Kajetan
 
Acleacius wrote on May 6, 2012, 16:30:
I have no idea where your getting this info from, that's like saying the developer is responsible for choosing and implementing drm. Look your just looking for a excuse to emo-blame PB for some personal grudge go for it. Just pretending PB or any other HIRED/CONTRACTED developer makes sales, marketing, publishing, content and copy production is nonsense unless you have any credible info saying otherwise.
Boy, there's some funny fanboy ranting

Normaly, the publisher chooses the DRM, but it's the dev who implements it. Normaly, it's the publishers descision to offer additional DLC and it's the devs job to create and implement it. And normaly, PB is well known for releasing buggy games since Gothic 1.

And seeing this little disaster, everything is the way it should be with games from PB
 
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News Comments > Risen 2 DLC Already on Disc?
12. Re: Risen 2 DLC Already on Disc? May 6, 2012, 15:25 Kajetan
 
Acleacius wrote on May 6, 2012, 13:37:
Yeah, this sucks and I'm a PB fan(man? :p ) but in all honesty it's the publisher who calls the shots like this. Culprit? Deep Silver.
The publisher is responsible for the descision to offer DLC. The technical implementation however ...

 
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News Comments > Official The Elder Scrolls Online Announcement
29. Re: Official The Elder Scrolls Online Announcement May 4, 2012, 06:38 Kajetan
 
InBlack wrote on May 4, 2012, 04:40:
Damn will they never learn??
No.

Beth is now part of Zenimax and therefore clueless investors have a major influence on the upcoming projects. And many investors in the gaming market still think that MMOs, now combined with the Ultimate Powers of F2P, is TEH BIG SHIT! I consider Skyrim the last TES-SP-only game from Beth.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
5. Re: Evening Legal Briefs May 4, 2012, 05:19 Kajetan
 
ForgedReality wrote on May 4, 2012, 03:12:
Don't worry. They're all old people who don't understand jack shit about technology. The current generation will be the ruling generation, and we understand these things. It won't last long.
And that's the way things change. Not because you can convince someone to change something, but because people with other opinions just die of old age until these "old" opinions are the minority. And then change happens.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
15. Re: Op Ed Apr 22, 2012, 05:15 Kajetan
 
NKD wrote on Apr 21, 2012, 20:06:
If you want to support a developer in the mainstream market, you have to buy it new in the first couple weeks of release. It sucks that the industry is set up that way, but that's just the reality of it.
Dont find it arkward when the customer has to support a flawed business model?
 
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News Comments > Microsoft Not Dropping GFWL
26. Re: Microsoft Not Dropping GFWL Apr 17, 2012, 13:05 Kajetan
 
MajorD wrote on Apr 17, 2012, 12:57:
From what I have seen so far with Windows 8 and the whole Metro thing, it just looks flat and clunky IMO.
Metro is not that bad, if you are on a tablet, using your fingertips to navigate and start programs. Metro on the desktop is stupid, just utterly stupid.
 
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News Comments > Microsoft Not Dropping GFWL
25. Re: Microsoft Not Dropping GFWL Apr 17, 2012, 13:01 Kajetan
 
MisterBenn wrote on Apr 17, 2012, 12:47:
You know that MS will come up with some "incentive" to upgrade, such as DirectX 12 only being available for Windows 8...
Which helped Vista soooo much.
 
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News Comments > EA Denies Layoff Rumor
15. Re: EA Denies Layoff Rumor Apr 16, 2012, 14:25 Kajetan
 
Wildone wrote on Apr 16, 2012, 11:11:
Dissapointing BF3 sales?!? Are u effin kiddin me????!
Dissapointing TOR sales on the other hand, i believe. This game has its fan base and will keep on having its fan base, but considerung the high dev costs, this fan base seems way too small to reach profitability.
 
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News Comments > Rune Revival?
15. Re: Rune Revival? Apr 16, 2012, 03:40 Kajetan
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Apr 15, 2012, 20:35:
Good luck with that.

Skyrim is a damn hard immersive experience to beat with (roughly) the same settings.
Skyrim isn't an action game. It's gameplay compared to Rune is very slow. Skyrim hasn't any multiplayer features at all.
 
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News Comments > Shadowrun Returns $1M Milestone
13. Re: Shadowrun Returns $1M Milestone Apr 15, 2012, 17:16 Kajetan
 
RollinThundr wrote on Apr 15, 2012, 17:14:
Message to Bioware, old school RPG's can still sell.
Message from Bioware to RollinThundr: "We do not care. We make billions selling out to the mainstream, we don't need your money anymore!"

 
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News Comments > Shadowrun Returns $1M Milestone
12. Re: Shadowrun Returns $1M Milestone Apr 15, 2012, 17:14 Kajetan
 
Icewind wrote on Apr 15, 2012, 16:33:
I don't understand the outrage.
I'm a backer of this project and i don't like the idea of exclusive content. Leave that bullshit to the majors. I want the game to be complete for everyone, regardless of being a backer or just a normal customer after the release. I dont mind silly gimmicks like my name in the credits or other stupid stuff boosting my ego BESIDE the game. But no fiddling with game content.
 
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News Comments > Apple's Cook Visits Valve?
22. Re: Apple's Cook Visits Valve? Apr 14, 2012, 06:04 Kajetan
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 14, 2012, 04:41:
Gabe's already rich as stink. His motivation at this point isn't money.
Sometimes people might find out, they still dont have enough money and that it might better to have some more?
 
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News Comments > EA: Tanks for the Warhammer 40K Inspiration?
66. Re: EA: Tanks for the Warhammer 40K Inspiration? Apr 13, 2012, 04:03 Kajetan
 
entr0py wrote on Apr 13, 2012, 01:15:
I think publishers just underestimate the market for turn based strategy games. Maybe Fraxis's remake of XCOM will help change that.
The majors nowadays are only interested in big blockbuster titles. The target group for strategy games, for example published by small companies like Paradox, is way too small to produce enough revenue a major publisher needs to cover only the basic costs.
 
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News Comments > Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned
173. Re: Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned Apr 11, 2012, 06:48 Kajetan
 
StingingVelvet wrote on Apr 11, 2012, 04:08:
Indeed, and the rate of piracy I see in the people around me gives me cause to believe it has a much greater impact than you are comfortable thinking about.
Your perception may be flawed or incomplete, not considerung all facts and influences. Thats why we need hard and provable facts. To KNOW and not to ASSUME. I can assume anything i want. But when i start making laws based only on assumptions, thats when things go wrong.
 
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News Comments > Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned
171. Re: Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned Apr 11, 2012, 02:53 Kajetan
 
ASeven wrote on Apr 10, 2012, 21:59:
in the end what we're talking about is non-commercial piracy of Bulletstorm and though commercial piracy does hurt, non-commercial piracy is a complex beast and not easily broken down into numbers.
And therefore we need more unbiased studies and research on that topic. Right now we can only make an educated guess about the potential influence of casual, non-commercial copyright infringement. We also have to look at cultural influences and social influences, not narrowing our view only on the economic ramifications in a small market.
 
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News Comments > Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned
146. Re: Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned Apr 10, 2012, 19:09 Kajetan
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Apr 10, 2012, 19:00:
... bullshit ...
I love you too
 
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News Comments > Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned
145. Re: Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned Apr 10, 2012, 19:06 Kajetan
 
Kosumo wrote on Apr 10, 2012, 18:38:
Start with this if you like - OECD Piracy Link
I know this already. It's quite a good introduction to the topic. It shows the main difference between tangible and digital goods, the possible reasons for the existence of a pirate market for digital goods. It also mentions that people also want to BUY content even if they can get it for free.

But this study does not show that the non-commercial "piracy" on digital content hurts sales.
 
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News Comments > Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned
133. Re: Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned Apr 10, 2012, 18:13 Kajetan
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Apr 10, 2012, 17:23:
Well, why don't you set a good example and start providing facts, hard numbers and data on why piracy is NOT a problem first?
Where are your numbers and facts?

See. You can't either.

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d10423.pdf
http://torrentfreak.com/piracy-may-boost-sales-111102/
http://www.unc.edu/~cigar/papers/FileSharing_March2004.pdf
Pirates Are The Music Industry’s Most Valuable Customers
Game Changing Study Puts Piracy in Perspective

There are some reports and documents as a start, hinting that non-commercial content piracy is not as bad as being told by the industry for decades.

Where are yours?
 
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